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Commission nears final draft of comp plan

The man who waves the flags doesn’t have the checkered one in hand quite yet, but members of the Crete Planning Commission want Crete citizens to know that moment is approaching in the months-long effort...

Prevention coalition meets March 3

“The Saline County Drug & Alcohol Prevention Coalition will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, March 3, beginning at 7 p.m. at the Saline County Extension office, 306 W 3rd St. in Wilber.

Doane students staying local for spring break service

For a week every March in recent memory, a group of Doane students have spent their spring break cleaning up after hurricanes, tornados, floods and other natural disasters in storm-ravaged towns across...

Historical surveyors traverse Saline County for the first time since 1977

Driving the roads of Saline County, two women conducting a historical survey found what many in the area already know – there is a lot of history here and much of it, architecture-wise, is still here....

“Coffee with a Cop” launches Feb. 18

Coffee and donuts – it’s a well-told joke about police officers, but the Crete Police doesn’t mind. In fact, they served donuts at their town hall meetings last October for Crime Prevention Month....

Historical survey meeting Wednesday

Snow days

Open house Feb. 17 for N-103 work near Pleasant Dale

Measles cases showing up in Nebraska

105 years of history and still going strong

Council sends roundabout specs for bid

Commission sets hearing on street plans

Crete High Hall of Fame class

CHS Hall of Fame class induction Friday

School Board approves agreement, plans retreat

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Crete boys set for district showdown

Crete boys set for district showdown

The Crete High boys’ basketball team came within one game of a state tournament berth Monday with a win over Seward in the semifinal round of the B-4 district tournament at Lincoln Southwest High...

Beatrice ends Crete girls' season

Beatrice ends Crete girls' season

LINCOLN — Beatrice converted a pair of three-point plays to take the lead in the late stages of a B-4 girls’ district semifinal Thursday and salted the game away at the free throw line to take...

Crete duo selected to Shrine Bowl

Crete High seniors Alex McGinnis and Jake Harms along with Wilber-Clatonia’s Carter Zlab were recently selected to play in the Nebraska Shrine Bowl football game this June.

Crete High names new head football coach

Administrators at Crete High School named their new head football coach this week.

Crete boys win 'Battle of the Birds,' Round 2

The Crete High boys’ basketball team held fifth-ranked Seward 15 points under their season average Friday in a 54-47 win over the Bluejays before a raucous crowd estimated at 1,000 in the Crete High...

Crete girls make statement against 'Jays

Krasser flies solo to Omaha

Krasser qualifies for state meet

Crete boys split with Tigers, Huskies

Crete girls fall to Hastings, Aurora

McGinnis steps down as head football coach

Crete girls roll to big wins

Boys post 2-1 week

Wrestlers sixth in conference meet

Cardinal boys runner-up in tourney

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Broncos halt Tiger women

Hastings rallied from an early deficit Wednesday to defeat the Doane women’s basketball team 70-53 in the quarterfinal round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference Tournament at Lynn Farrell Arena at...

Time to hang two more GPAC banners

Time to hang two more GPAC banners

SEWARD — On the walls of Fuhrer Field House, there’s always room for, in this case, two more.

Doane women headed to Hastings

The Doane women’s basketball team split home games to finish their regular season slate last week, topping Nebraska Wesleyan and falling to Briar Cliff.

Corbett qualifies for NAIA meet

Doane wrestler Kevin Corbett on Saturday became the first Tiger to qualify for the NAIA championships since Doane brought the sport back in November 2013.

Tiger men lose two to end season

The Doane men’s basketball team lost home games to Nebraska Wesleyan and Briar Cliff last week, finishing their season at 9-21 overall and 4-16 in Great Plains Athletic Conference play.

Tiger softball 4-0 at OBU Invite

Tabor sweeps Tiger nine

Thursday meet doesn't bother Tigers

Softball team 3-2 on opening weekend

Baseball team splits with TWU

Doane women fall to top-ranked squad

Mustangs squeeze past Tiger men

Tiger women dominate on the track

Wrestlers drop triangular at Sioux City

Doane women fall to Broncos, Raiders

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Meridian girls third at Axtell

Meridian girls third at Axtell

              AXTELL — Sometimes playing games close together works. At other times it doesn’t, but the MHS girls team found the combination...

W-C boys: New coach, philosophy

W-C boys: New coach, philosophy

              WILBER — There is a new kind of boys basketball game at Wilber-Clatonia — the grind-out game — and first-year head coach...

Mustangs grapple at Red Raider Invite

              FAIRFIELD — Six medals isn’t bad, but it wasn’t quite the perfect performance that head coach Chris Placek was hoping for...

Wolverines win Kearney Catholic Duals

              KEARNEY — Handing Kearney Catholic and Southern Valley a 1-2 punch, the Wilber-Clatonia Wolverines kept going to defeat Kearney,...

Meridian boys have 'better effort'

              AXTELL — The Meridian boys had what head coach Shawn Pohlmann called “a better offensive effort” than earlier in the season,...

Longhorns hold off Meridian comeback

Timberwolves win two to start 2014

Friend, Tri County shine at Arehart Invite

Wilber-Clatonia girls come back to beat TC

Meridian girls beat Longhorns

Nerw coach spurs W-C boys

Wilber-Clatonia wins Palmyra Duals

State Champions!

Timberwolves on their way to state

Exeter-Milligan blast CWC 58-18